Team

Edward T. Jackson, President

Innovative finance, employment, higher education and evaluation.  Read full bio.

Magda J. Seydegart, Principal

Human rights education, gender equality and civil society. Read full bio.

Karim Harji, Director of Research

Impact investing and impact measurement. Read full bio.

Coleman Agyeyomah, Senior Associate

Community development and basic services. Read full bio.

Ansbert Amoro, Senior Associate

A Project finance and business management. Read full bio.

Denise Beaulieu, Senior Associate

Program evaluation, knowledge management, higher education, gender equality. Read full bio.

Dal Brodhead, Senior Associate

Evaluation, microfinance, governance. Read full bio.

Natasha Cassinath, Senior Associate

Youth and child development, livelihoods. Read full bio.

Sulley Gariba, Senior Associate

Poverty reduction, rural development, evaluation, higher education. Read full bio.

Katherine Graham, Senior Associate

Local governance, higher education, leadership.  Read full bio.

Hamdiya Ismaila, Senior Associate

Venture capital, angel investing,  gender lens investing. Read full bio.

John Jacobs, Senior Associate

International finance, innovative finance, social policy. Read full bio.

Farouk Jiwa, Senior Associate

Social enterprise, value chains, corporate social responsibility. Read full bio.

Yusuf Kassam, Senior Associate

Basic education, governance, civil society, program evaluation. Read full bio.

Anja Koenig, Senior Associate

Impact investing, social, entrepreneurship, inclusive business.  Read full bio.

Allan Maslove, Senior Associate

Public finance, higher education, cost-benefit analysis. Read full bio.

Kevin McKague, Senior Associate

Market-based solutions, social enterprise, gender equality. Read full bio.

Haris Mesinovic, Senior Associate

Private sector development, public policy.  Read full bio.

Lilly Nicholls, Senior Associate

Poverty reduction, governance, knowledge management. Read full bio.

Brian Rowe, Senior Associate

Civil society management, social enterprise, decent work. Read full bio.

David Spring, Senior Associate

Development effectiveness, civil society management. Read full bio.

Rieky Stuart, Senior Associate

Civil society management, gender equality, evaluation. Read full bio.

Paul Turcot, Senior Associate

Civil society management, governance, evaluation. Read full bio.

Arlene Wortsman, Senior Associate

Labour markets, health, philanthropy. Read full bio.

Brian Carriere, Associate

Impact investing, public policy, higher education. Read full bio.

Jacob Jackson, Associate

Technology start-ups, venture capital, neuroscience. Read full bio.

Refilwe K. Mokoena, Associate

Impact investing, microfinance, gender equality. Read full bio.

David Monk, Associate

Lifelong learning, youth, post-conflict settings. Read full bio.

Aneta Nowakowska-Besada, Associate

Economic development, access to credit, gender equality. Read full bio.

Peter O’Flynn, Associate

Impact investment, development finance,  impact assessment. Read full bio.

Crystal Tremblay, Associate

Participatory engagement, environment, Indigenous knowledge. Read full bio.

Ellyn Clost-Lambert, Researcher

Youth education, community engagement, Indigenous issues. Read full bio.

Sophia Duncan, Researcher

Sustainable food, social-purpose businesses, rural communities. Read full bio.

Grace Lyn Higdon, Researcher

Participatory development, gender equality, impact investing. Read full bio.

Jennifer De Bien, Administrative Consultant

Financial management and accounting, project reporting. Read full bio.

Sonja Vanek, Secretary

Document design, website management. Read full bio.